In case you missed it, here are five stories from the past week throughout the Brockton area that resonated with our readers.
Brockton could get 64-unit apartment building downtown
As the revitalization of downtown Brockton begins to take shape, a local developer has decided to take advantage of the growth potential of the city once again. Geoffrey Anatole, president of South Shore Property Management, has his eyes on another potential development. Anatole is planning a new 64-unit, market-rate residential community in downtown Brockton adjacent to the MBTA commuter rail station at 46 Montello St.
More:Brockton could get 64-unit ‘amenity-rich’ apartment building downtown
Family of Brockton murder victim looks for answers 30 years later
Even though Sheanna Isabel hasn’t seen her mother since she was 9 years old, she still has vivid memories of their time together. She remembers how Cherie-Lynn Bishop loved to cook. Isabel, now 39 and a Stoughton police officer, holds on to these memories of her mother, who was murdered and whose body was found in Brockton on June 25, 1991. Thirty years later, her case remains unsolved and Bishop’s family is still holding onto the hope of learning who killed Bishop and for that person to be brought to justice.
More:30 years after Brockton woman’s murder, her case is unsolved. Her family wants answers.
Mr. 300: Bridgewater-Raynham’s walk-off victory lifts John Kearney to coaching milestone
Before this shortened season began, John Kearney did the math and knew the odds were against him to join the exclusive 300 wins club. So what unfolded Monday in front of the longtime coach of the Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High baseball team was beyond his wildest dreams. In the 11th inning, Kyle Wilcox’s RBI single gave B-R a thrilling 2-1 walk-off victory. Wilcox’s game-winning hit also brought the unimaginable to life for Kearney, lifting him to a milestone once thought unobtainable as with the win Kearney earned his 300th career victory.
Mr. 300:Bridgewater-Raynham’s walk-off victory lifts John Kearney to coaching milestone
PHOTOS:Bridgewater-Raynham vs. Catholic Memorial baseball
H.S. BASEBALL:John Kearney to go out on his terms in final season at B-R
Brockton man indicted in fatal hit-and-run crash that killed 72-year-old woman
A city man has been indicted in connection with a fatal hit-and- run crash that killed a 72-year-old woman last November, prosecutors said. A Plymouth County grand jury returned indictments charging Michael Blanche, 34, with one count each of leaving the scene of a crash causing death and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. The indictment stems from a crash that occurred on Nov. 17, 2020, in Brockton and claimed the life of Marie Rose Bien-Aime.
More:Brockton man, 34, indicted in fatal hit-and-run crash that killed 72-year-old woman
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More:Brockton man, 33, charged in fatal hit-and-run crash
Hanover firefighters deliver baby in ambulance
Paula Oliveira was on a stretcher in the back of a sweltering hot ambulance on Father’s Day when she went into labor with her second child. Hanover firefighters Sebastian Rivas, 38, and Jonathan Pelletier, 32, were in the back of the ambulance with her while Capt. Fred Freeman drove toward Brockton Hospital. Within a few minutes, Oliveira said she felt like she needed to push. Rivas and Pelletier helped delivered a healthy baby boy, Noah, in the back of the ambulance.
‘A Father’s Day to remember’:Hanover firefighters deliver baby boy in ambulance
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